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to that in this campaign organization did and a very solid tough way but politics is a bean bag in america today. i think it's too early to begin this kind of decisiveness and slice into dice this thing, it's too early. that's what the president wanted a very broad base. you think the turnout is higher than it was four years ago? >> i think it will be because people know what is at stake in this election. these are very tough times for americans in this world and i think the president knows it on both sides. it's to bring those forces together we have been separated and i believe the president as our leader will do that in this term and i hope the opposition loyal as they must will give them the chance to really bring this country together. >> what if he loses? >> i don't expect him to lose and even if he was to that would want romney to bring this country together. my brother is traveling out of the country on business and in joy in life right now. i talked to him today yes i haven't talked to him tonight that. >> thank you very much for joining us. >> whenever you see bill daley on election night
to get into their homes while authorities continue their investigation into what happens >> america honored of the nation's military veterans today. president obama laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns in arlington national cemetery. the president said veterans suffering from traumatic brain injuries post- traumatic stress disorder and other wounds of war will receive the care and treatment they need. he said it and expressions of gratitude alone are not enough for veterans and their families >> we must do more. >> president obama later met with military families in section 60 of the cemetery where veterans of the most recent wars in iraq and afghanistan are buried >> there were also plenty of local ceremonies where our veterans were honored for their service >> a live look at some of them >> all across the chicago area today there were eight events honoring our veteranevents honoring our veterans >> a visually striking display in downtown naperville.. the healing field of honor. they did a beautiful job. fascinating to see it all. 2,012 flags waving in the wind. a tribu
of the united states of america. >> the speaker says he is not suggesting that republicans compromise on their principles but he says they need to create a common ground. harry reid meanwhile help his own news conference today saying both parties will have to work together to tackle the deficit but added last night the american people send a clear message to congress that people making all this money have to contribute a little bit more. >> $6 billion on the entire election and not much change the balance of power remains the same in congress, democrats will pick up a few seats but not nearly enough to overtake the strong republican holds into they strengthen their advantage gaining a few seats when the new class is sworn in in january 8th record of 20 women will be u.s. senators. talking about what may be on the agenda for the next four years. i guess the question is not do you believe him but can it work? >> i believe he wants to make a deal he is a deal maker from swayback if my body were here he would say well john gaynor was talking the same way earlier this year before the gra
. the end of the trail along every step of which he has worked to set himself apart. >> we know america has always done better, we have always promised everybody gets a fair shot. everybody is playing by the same rules, that's what we believe, that's why you'll elected me in 2008 and that's what i am running for a second term as president of the united states. >> the president pushing for a high turnout in his final day on the campaign trail his opponent still at a pushing for a wave of support as he continues his campaign. a razor-thin margin separating these two candidates, this late in the game everything is on the line, today mitt romney is a wondrous day on the campaign trail, this is his last stop before voters make their decision tomorrow. run these people say they have knocked down 13 million doors and tried to sell the romney message to 59 million voters they made contact with during the campaign the message more recently is with a race this close we cannot let up now. the notoriously fickle voters in massachusetts are critical to watch. the independent nature of these voters mean
. >> in less than 48 hours voters across america will cast their ballots for the next president of the united states. some of them still not sure who they will vote for. >> change is not measured in words and speeches. change is measured in achievements. so let's look at that record. refusing to answer questions about the details of your policies 'til after the election's over thats definitely not change. that's oldest trick in the book! president obama, from florida to new hampshire. mitt romney, iowa to ohio. their pace - frantic. this race - tight... according to the latest polls. even a state like pennsylvania -- once solidly in mr. obama's column, coming into play for romney. chicago's mayor weighs in: it's a close election. i think pennsylvania is secure, but you don't take anything for granted. both sides agree the easiest road to victory..runs right though ohio. "romney is doing well in ohio. you know, polls don't decide elections, voters do." house speaker john boehner says he's confident. and while congressman paul ryan tailgated with cheeseheads in his home state - wisconsin... t
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. it is our top story seen or round the country tonight seen on wgn america. he was an 18 year veteran of the chicago fire department. the work continued tonight at engine company 121 where flags flew at half staff to remember walter jr. died of heart attack sunday night at the little company of mary hospital after responding to a fire earlier in the night. he is an excellent father, the best father that my children could have. his widow today told us that her husband who most knew by his childhood nickname of bobble realize that his lifelong dream of being a chicago firefighter when he was 43 years old. he liked helping people and so he really wanted to be with the firefighters that's where he thought he could help people. some told us that he always had a smile on his face and a good word for others and he served as a mentor for many and shared his love of cooking, especially dry rub. he was renowned for his barbecue and there are a lot of guys that can really cook well he can really put it together. he was willing to help you in any way that he could. he was actually teaching me how
of his reelection victory president barack obama says that america backed his plan to raise taxes on the wealthy. we are here to explain what it all means. >> congress if they don't act before the end of the year almost every taxpayer will see his or her taxes go up the average household would owe the government $3,500 more every year both parties are calling for compromise. but they both said it was not going to be easy. with a small group of middle-class americans standing behind them today president barack obama states his position on the up coming showdown over the looming fiscal cliff. >> we cannot just cut our way to prosperity if we're serious about reducing the deficit would have to combine spending cuts with revenue and that means asking the wealthiest americans to pay all little more in taxes he stressed the need for both parties to work together and at the same time made it clear where he stands. i'm open to new ideas i'm committed to solving our fiscal challenge. but, i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. i am not going to ask students and seniors and
are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. the president has lots of hurdles to overcome. including the high unemployment rate. the stock market is off to a rough start. here's a live look at the big board. stocks are trading sharply lower. if your web it could be tough for lawmakers to avoid a fiscal crisis. >> that looming fiscal showdown is just some of the big issues facing the president as he heads back to work. >> there are signs here that the president may be on the move. i'm going to step out of the way. there's been a lot of activity. within the last 20 minutes or so. we saw the senior white house advisor or ride. so did the white house official photographer. he is a former chicago tribune photographer the police motorcycle escort typically leads the presidential motorcade also standing at the ready. the it is very exciting on here. there's a crowd growing in anticipation to see president obama. >> supporter stopped by his home the morning after his reelection victory. hoping to get a glimpse of the commander in chief. the rand daily was among them
around the country on wgn america and on the web. wgn's tonya francisco is in the beverly neighborhood with our top story. >> the fall one firefighter has been identified as walter patmon. >> firefighters that i spoke to today have used one phrase over and over again to describe him. that was easy going. they said he was a great guy who is a father figure who will be missed. >> a call to duty as fellow firefighters hang a purple bunting and engine company 121 in honor of the fall and firefighter. falle filen fighter. >>he has been bubble since grammar school. >> the retired captain said he talked him into joining the fire department in 1994. >> he told him that there are no layoffs and you will always have a good job. you serve the public >> he was a super dude. he had a nice demeanor. in the morning you see him and he would have something nice to say. >> if you knew he was working you knew you are going to have a good day. >> he was known for his cooking. >> it was the best. he brought barbeque to a science. >>he had his own dry rub. >> he died sunday night after returning t
around the country on wgn america and on the web. wgn's nancy loo has our top story. live from area south police headquarters. police are not talking about their investigation. there clearly a number of witnesses. but she >> has been my life for so long. when you think about going home from work she is not going to be there anymore. >> this teenager died at around 10:30 p.m.. if not long after she shot in the head while riding in the car with some friends. >> she is a sophomore at morgan park high school. she died your hair blond after eighth grade graduation. >> unclear if the gunman was targeting someone. she leaned into the people in the car with her when she was shot. chicago police are looking for the hit-and-run driver who struck and killed one man and injured another last night in the west rogers park neighborhood. wgn's tonya francisco reports. the vice-president of the rogers park chambers of commerce. he was the husband and a father of three young boys. his wife tells me that she is so lost without him she does not know what he she is going to was crossing the street
are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. the president was up and that around 9:00. >> and camped out on this corner. >> he made an unscheduled stop at a campaign field office not far from here. there were lots of tears hugs, smiles. this is the same office he made a surprise visit to two weeks ago. his feeling about his chanceshe is feeling good about his chances. >> i ended up having some confidence in the decency and goodness. we are working so hard. don't use their to governor romney, congratulations on a spirited campaign. >> the president was cheered by his small group of ksupporters. >> across the street at the high-school they shouted and waved at the president. the president jokingly told them to go back to class. the president will also follow his election day ritual and play basketball of some of his buddies. he will also get a haircut from his longtime barber. after that he goes down to mccormick place where he will be delivering a victory speech or a concession speech. he is obviously hoping for the former parentr. vice president joe biden and hi
us around the country on wgn america and on the web. >> alderman said the jackson told the beauty in last night that despite her problems she is working hard for the people for war. >> all i can do is stay focused on the work there were doing. that is how i feel my days. i know that there are other families out there that go through personal tribetrials and tribulations and they have to continue working just as mine does. that they say she was a no show for today's big budget vote. in fact she has missed several city council hearings in the past four months. according to city clerk reckitt she has the worst attendance records when it comes to city council members parishes worst record of all 50 alderman. they said her attendance as of late has to do with her husband's legal woes. her husband is under federal under investigation for misuse of campaign funds to redecorate their washington home and to buy a rolex watch for a female friend. the investigation says that ealdorman jackson has been pulled into parents of a per colleagues were asked about how the field about her missing t
are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. but first, our top story. apparently wrapping up their operations here. they have refused to say much about their ongoing search. day five of this effort comes five years after the mysterious disappearance of stacy peterson. state police tell us that there is now tip or lead that instigated this week's efforts. the availability of fbi resources was apparently ideal for following up on old leads. >> hope they find her. her husband remains a prime suspect. a former officer was convicted of killing his third wife. back in 2007 police pinpointed activity. >> bring my daughter here all the time. just to know that there may be remains here, i hope they could find her. >> would be nice if the family had closure. >> operation seem to be wrapping up for today. there's no indication whether the search will continue again at any point. so far today there's no indication that they have found anything significant >>a prayer vigil will be held tonight for a mother missing for nearly three weeks. the ceremony for linda barr fellenb
welcome our viewers who are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. wgn's judy wang joins us live from mccormick place, where president obama will be spending election night. judy? >> play certainly not taking it easy. many of the foot soldiers received no guarantees that they will get in. what a difference from four years ago when 240,000 people filled grant park. thousands more poured into downtown streets to be part of the historic moment. mostly a private affair. many supporters will likely attend smaller events. cnn is working with the state to try to put up a jumble television screen. >> we know america has always done best. we thank you. we ask you to stay at a all the way to victory. he'll spend the election night in boston. if early voting is any indication turnout for tomorrow's election in the chicago area should be strong. w-g-n's tonya fransisco spent some time at the cook county board of elections and has a look. illinois is not a swing state. illinois voters are fired up nonetheless. 20 percent of voters have already voted early. people >> came out
turning america around and solving the nations economic issues hadnt resonated with a broader audience. with the election behind him president is now focusing on brokering a deficit-reduction deal to avert a looming fiscal crisis. lawmakers from both parties have promised to work together to find a compromise before the end of the year. however. they still sharply disagree over the key issue of whether top tax rates should be raised to help resolve the crisis. republicans said higher rates would damage the economy while democrats said it was the only equitable way to tackle the debt. chicago will hold its first government-wide job fair where people will be able to apply for hundreds of available positions. mayor emanuel says the event will bring together several chicago agencies and city services in one place. it will be held tomorrow from nine a-m until one p-m at kennedy king city college. you can apply on site for jobs with the c-t-a, chicago public schools, city colleges, park district and c-h-a. coming up next, a powerful winter storm pounds the east coast. as residents still try
around the country on w-g-n america and on the web. the labor department announced this morning. a big plus, but also a major minus, in the latest unemployment report released this morning. at the positive end: 171-thousand people landed jobs last month. but, the down side: the unemployment rate rose to 7- point-9 percent. the increase is a sign more and more people are trying to find work. pointed out unemployment is higher now than when president obama took office. he argued that he has a plan to make real changes to fix the job market. early voting ends tomorrow. in chicago. there is one early voting site per ward, plus the chicago election boardice she pleaded with a man for help, but claims he refused. a reporter tracked down that man, who will only go by the name "alan." he shared his side of the story. two year old brendan and four year old connor were found a few blocks away from that home. and the frustration continues to grow. in the aftermath of sandy. across 15 states and the district of columbia, 3-point-3 million customers remain without power. staten island was one of
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the country on wgn america and on the web. w-g-n's nancy loo is live in wheaton with our top story. >> the alleged killer provided numerous explanations including driving out the devil and getting back at her husband. the seven year-old victim was stabbed 100 times. the five girl was stabbed 50 times. both of them had their throats slashed. there were told they were about to go to heaven. >> she told them multiple stories about the deaths of the two children in her care on tuesday. there were too many inconsistencies. she shook her head a few times and she heard the accusations against her. both children on the extent to death tuesday night. at one point she told police that just an and the five year-old had evil inside of them and she needed to drive the devil out. according to prosecutors she had both children kneel down to pray. >> she began stabbing her son and told him that he was going to heaven. he pleaded for his life. she continued stabbing and until he was dead. she then turned her attention to the five year-old and began stabbing her with a knife multiple times. she
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to understand this terror. it is our top story seen or round the country tonight on wgn america. good evening to the both of you the 40 year-old mother on suicide watch sitting in jail tonight with no bond there was no history of violence and no previous abreast police are trying to figure out what made her snapped naperville police calling it one of the worst most brutal scenes they have witnessed. she made both victims neil and begin prying, she began stabbing her son justin and told him he was going to happen tonight. prosecutors detail what tonight is hard to imagine for so many a mother inside this naperville home accused of stabbing and killing her seven year-old son and then turning to a five year-old girl she was babysitting and stabbing her at least 50 times those children begging for their lives as it was happening why she did police heard a long list of reasons from the 40 year-old she changed her story again and stated that she in fact had stabbed both victims because they were poisoned by society and to did not listen like they should have, in cleaning lady first said that someon
are watching us around the country on wgn america and on the web. our top story comes just a day after b-p agreed to pay billions in fines for the 2010 deep horizon explosion on the gulf. this morning's blast happened about 25 miles off the coast of grand isle, louisiana. the coast guard says four people have been airlifted to hospitals .... and at least two others are missing. the rig is owned by black elk energy ... and a new orleans t- v station reports about 28 people were on board at the time of the explosion. the coast guard says unlike the deepwater horizon blast in 2010 ... the black elk rig wasn't actively producing oil. so far there are no reports of oil leaking into the water. the fire has been put out. former c-i-a director david petraeus faces lawmakers on capitol hill for the first time today since his stunning resignation. he testified about the deadly attack on a u-s consulate in benghazi, libya in september. he was the director of the spy agency at the time. u-s ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed in the assault. petraeus testifed the c-i-a
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